News Briefing for Saturday, January 10 2015

Jan 10, 2015

Newspapers staked with eyeglasses on top

TEA PARTY PATRIOTS: Cokie and Steven V. Roberts: Troubled assets no trouble “Weeks after voters dissed the Democrats, an important economic benchmark was passed with little public notice: The U.S. government sold off its stake in Ally Financial, the auto…

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Obama snubs VA Hospital during Phoenix visit

Jan 9, 2015

Barack Obama

Arrogant? Ignorant? Elitist? Self-righteous? Out of touch? On Thursday, President Obama visited Phoenix [1], Arizona to deliver a speech about things like mortgage rates and Federal Housing Administration loans. All important stuff. What was less important, apparently, was visiting the…

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Obamacare comes to Harvard

Jan 9, 2015

Obamacare symbol and pills

There’s a new wrinkle in the Obamacare “success” story that the Obama Administration is trying to either ignore or downgrade. The New York Times[1], of all places, published a story earlier this week noting faculty outrage at Harvard University over…

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News Briefing for Friday, January 9, 2015

Jan 9, 2015

Newspapers staked with eyeglasses on top

HEALTHCARE: N.J. private insurance premiums rising faster since Affordable Care Act passed, study shows “Since the passage of the Affordable Care Act in 2010, the cost of premiums in New Jersey each year have risen faster than the national average,…

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